7 huge business storylines for this quarter’s earnings season

It’s that time of the year again: Earnings season. It’s a finance nerd’s dream, but for the rest of the world, it’s important because some of the biggest technology companies in the world spill their guts to the public. We … Read More

Spanish bank BBVA launches money transfer app Tuyyo, initially focused on U.S. to Mexico remittances

BBVA, Spain’s second-largest bank that snatched up mobile banking startup Simple for $117 million back in 2014, is now entering the mobile money transfer business with today’s launch of a new app called Tuyyo. The app, which is available on … Read More

Qualcomm fires another shot at Apple with a new lawsuit in China

Qualcomm has filed a lawsuit against Apple in its continuing legal battle over patents, this time looking to block the manufacturing and sale of iPhones in China, according to a report by Bloomberg this morning. It’s another shot at Apple as … Read More

Dow Jones said that Google was buying Apple, the algos bought it

There you have it. Steve Jobs’ will + Dow Jones + Apple Park = Google’s buying Apple. I think we finally have algorithmic transparency. This morning Dow Jones shot some fake news out over the wires announcing that Google was … Read More

Over 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now support card-free access via Apple Pay and other mobile wallets

Wells Fargo’s ATMs are getting an upgrade. The bank announced today that more than 40 percent – or over 5,000 of its ATMs – will now allow customers to perform transactions without having to pull out their bank card. Instead, … Read More

Europe hits Ireland over $15B in unpaid Apple taxes; Luxembourg liable for $294M in Amazon taxes

The European Commission under Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager definitely means business. Today it issued not one but two notices related to ongoing investigations of tech giants Apple and Amazon and how they are not paying what is due in taxes. The result … Read More

Wall Street dings Apple after some reported LTE connectivity issues on the new Watch

There are a lot of reports hitting the ‘net this morning in reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3, which indicate that there are some LTE connectivity issues — causing Apple to take a small dip this morning and a … Read More

Apple’s iMessage-based mobile payments service won’t be arriving tomorrow in iOS 11

Apple’s upcoming iMessage-based mobile payments service, powered by Apple Pay, won’t arrive tomorrow with the release of the new operating system for Apple’s mobile devices, iOS 11. According to an announcement released today by the company, the service will instead … Read More

Don’t count on any Apple fireworks on Wall Street next week

Barring Apple coming out with a delayed launch date for the next-generation iPhone, the guts of which are basically laid out on the Internet already, Apple’s shares are probably not going to see the kinds of explosive activity you might … Read More

Zelle, the U.S. banks’ Venmo rival, will launch its mobile app on Monday

Zelle, the PayPal rival backed by over 30 U.S. banks, is preparing to launch its standalone mobile app on Monday, September 12th. The move is meant to give the U.S. banking industry a foothold in the person-to-person payments business, where … Read More